In a collaboration celebrating the 25th anniversary of Project Row Houses, the MFAH presents films considering themes of family, community, and identity. Ryan N. Dennis, curator & programs director at PRH, co-programmed this film series. 

Read an overview of the series.

Past Events in This Series

Short Films


In collaboration with Project Row Houses, the MFAH presents a lively and thought-provoking selection of short films.


Spike Lee

Spike Lee’s comic seventh feature, inspired by his own upbringing, is about a teacher (Alfre Woodard), her stubborn jazz musician husband (Delroy Lindo), and their five kids living in a close-knit Brooklyn neighborhood.

Personal Problems

Bill Gunn

A true discovery, this ensemble piece—originally made to air on TV in 1980—explores black middle-class lives with candor and emotional intensity.